Back in 2001 only Allen Duckworth merited a salary from the club, and it was set at £137,000 for the year. Subsequent to that his value to the business has risen to £483,000 in 2009, a 250% increase. In the 9 years shown he has been paid £2.6m in total.
Phillips Gartside joined the list of directors being paid in 2002. His worth
to the business has increased from £84,000 a year to £584,000 in 2009. His
total take from the business has been just over £2m.
Whether the board is worth this amount of money depends on your point of view. The details of the club profits, and their net liabilities, should be taken in to account when judging how the board has performed.